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International Marketplace 2016: Future growth

24 May 2016

Our annual flagship conference takes place at The Law Society on 6 October this year.

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African Business Law Firms Association (ABLFA) Legal Conference

23 May 2016

Register your interest for ABLFA’s conference in London from 9-10 June 2016.

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Legal life in... Dubai

18 April 2016

Diana Hamadé, Attorney at Law and Founder of International Advocate Legal Services (IALS), share her experience and views on legal life in the UAE. 

All Africa and the Middle East


CIS Legal Services inward visit to London - opportunities for legal professionals from the UK and the CIS

26 April 2016

We are organising a legal services inward trade mission from the CIS region on 4-6 October 2016.

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LUKOIL to build large gas processing plant in Uzbekistan

22 April 2016

Lukoil’s president, Vahid Alakbarov, and Uzbekistan’s Prime Minister, Shavkat Mirziyayev, met on 19 April 2016.


Invitation to Monkey Business: Making The Most of the Golden Era, 28 June 2016

24 May 2016

The Leeds City Region China Business Club are delighted to invite you to their ’Monkey Business: Making the Most of the Golden Era’ event on 28 June in Leeds. Come and hear from a panel of experts working with and in China for advice on your own business strategy and operations.

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2017 Commonwealth Law Conference programme now available

23 May 2016

The biannual Commonwealth Law Conference (CLC) is taking place between 20-24 March 2017 in Melbourne. The theme of the 2017 conference, “Thriving in a global world: building on the rule of law” presents a unique canvass to consider legal issues in our globalised world that both innovate and challenge lawyers practising today. The conference sessions will focus on current trends in Corporate & Commercial law; the legal profession; the rule of law, ...

All North Asia and the Pacific


Law Society signs Friendship Agreement with British-Chilean Chamber of Commerce

25 May 2016

On Thursday 12 May the Law Society hosted an inward delegation from Chile and signed a friendship agreement with the Legal Committee of the British-Chilean Chamber of Commerce

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Join the ABA Section of International Law Europe Forum from May 29 - 31, at the Parco dei Principi in Rome

11 May 2016

This conference will feature ten panels of interest to lawyers with an international practice including sessions on key legal issues.

All Americas and Caribbean

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Incoming visit from Malaysian law firms

21 April 2016

The Law Society is welcoming a delegation of Malaysian law firms between 29 and 30 June and we are keen to get firms involved.

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Benefits of dual-qualification: from Indian advocate to solicitor of England and Wales

13 January 2016

Tahera Mandviwala, partner at TDT Legal, a Mumbai-based  international law firm, shares her insights on the benefits of dual-qualification.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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